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Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
elect_computer3 Computer Workshops with Rhode Island Computer Museum     Tell a Friend
   

Smart Raspberry Pi Robots: 10am-noon- Learn how to program a robot using the Raspberry Pi Computer & complete team challenges! Ages 9+.

Makey-Makey Inventor's Workshop 1pm-3pm- Use a makey-makey circuit board to create your own keyboard from everyday objects! Includes bonus Minecraft play session. Ages 8+.

Please sign up for only one session. Limited to 15 students for each session.

These programs are funded by a grant from the Massachusetts and Mattapoisett Cultural Councils.

 
elect_computer_apple 3:00 PM Tech Assistance     Tell a Friend
   

Librarian Elizabeth Sherry is available to help those with smart phones, ereaders, iPads and other devices. Tech workshops are held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm and Fridays at 3 pm. Appointments can also be made by calling 508-758-4171. Learn how to manage your email, download library books, and other tasks.

 
misc_usflag 7:00 PM Civic Engagement, Voter Registration, and Making Your Voice Heard     Tell a Friend
   
Former Boston City Councilor and author, Larry DiCara will speak on President Trump's first six months, civic engagement, and voter registration at the Marion Music Hall on Friday, July 21 at 7 pm. Join in this lively discussion for how to make your voice heard, no matter on which side of the aisle you sit. Sponsored by the Tri-Town libraries.
 
Saturday July 22, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teddy Bear Picnic     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   508-758-4171   
   
Who doesn't love a bear? Bring your favorite child and his or her favorite stuffed animal and pack a snack on Saturday, July 22 from 2 to 3 pm. We're having a picnic! Decorate teddy bear cookies that the library staff will provide. Yum! Please register for this event in the Children's Department or by calling 508-758-4171.
 
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
rec_baseballglove 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Gatemen at the Library     Tell a Friend
   

Visit with the players of the Wareham Gatemen Baseball team!!  Drop-in to meet a player, get an autograph, take a picture, read a story or do an activity!! All ages.

 
elect_computer_apple 6:30 PM Tech Assistance     Tell a Friend
   

Librarian Elizabeth Sherry is available to help those with smart phones, ereaders, iPads and other devices. Tech workshops are held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm and Fridays at 3 pm. Appointments can also be made by calling 508-758-4171. Learn how to manage your email, download library books, and other tasks.

Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Each Wednesday during the summer program, LEGO enthusiasts gather at the LEGO table in the Children's Room to enjoy the latest LEGO challenge. Dig in and build!

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Virtual Reality Demonstration     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    5087584171   
   

Students age 10 and up are encouraged to sign up for the Virtual Reality Demo. Explore strange new lands, build fantastic contraptions, and start your Jedi training in a fully immersive 360 virtual environment, with the Brookline Interactive Group. There are still some seats left and registration is required.

 
ent_film-reel 4:30 PM Free Movies- How to Train Your Dragon     Tell a Friend
   

FREE MOVIES EVERY WEDNESDAY! Movie: How to Train Your Dragon--Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie at the library before the Band Concerts at the Gazebo! Children under 8 must bring an adult.

 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-in Chess Club     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in weekly Chess Club--all ages and abilities welcome--we provide chess boards, come and play a game!

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Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Talker Group--grades 2-4     Tell a Friend
   

Please read the book ahead of time (check out a copy with your library card) and then join us for discussion & activities!  Please register at the library, for grades 2-4.

We will be discussing Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami

 
elect_computer_apple 3:00 PM Tech Assistance     Tell a Friend
   

Librarian Elizabeth Sherry is available to help those with smart phones, ereaders, iPads and other devices. Tech workshops are held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm and Fridays at 3 pm. Appointments can also be made by calling 508-758-4171. Learn how to manage your email, download library books, and other tasks.

Saturday July 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_earth 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cardboard Engineers     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   508-758-4171   
   

Listen to a story and then work as a family to build a fabulous creation out of recycled materials--all materials provided! Please Register.

Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
elect_computer_apple 6:30 PM Tech Assistance     Tell a Friend
   

Librarian Elizabeth Sherry is available to help those with smart phones, ereaders, iPads and other devices. Tech workshops are held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm and Fridays at 3 pm. Appointments can also be made by calling 508-758-4171. Learn how to manage your email, download library books, and other tasks.

Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Each Wednesday during the summer program, LEGO enthusiasts gather at the LEGO table in the Children's Room to enjoy the latest LEGO challenge. Dig in and build!

 
ent_film-reel 4:30 PM Free Movies- ZOOTOPIA     Tell a Friend
   

FREE MOVIES EVERY WEDNESDAY!  Movie: ZOOTOPIA --Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie at the library before the Band Concerts at the Gazebo! Children under 8 must bring an adult.

 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-in Chess Club     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in weekly Chess Club--all ages and abilities welcome--we provide chess boards, come and play a game!

Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:30 AM Scrapbook Crop!     Tell a Friend
   

Join us the First Friday of each month. Bring your photos, paper, tools, and supplies. Get inspiration from other croppers, share tools, chat, and have fun! All levels of scrapbooking experience are welcome! We will provide coffee, water and six foot tables to work on.

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lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Talker Group--grades 4-6     Tell a Friend
   

Please read the book ahead of time (check out a copy with your library card) and then join us for discussion & activities!  Please register at the library, for grades 4-6.

We will be discussing Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King.

Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_beaded_necklace.GIF 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Collecting and Caring for Costume Jewelry     Tell a Friend
   

Collector Marie Rottler will present a program on costume jewelry for the public. Learn the ins and outs of collecting and how to care for your pieces in advance of the Friends Jewelry Sale on Saturday, July 12th. Marie will answer all questions, but sorry--no appraisals.

 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-in Chess Club     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in weekly Chess Club--all ages and abilities welcome--we provide chess boards, come and play a game!

Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

Friday August 11, 2017 Go To Top
food_ice cream cone 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Ice Cream Social Dance Party     Tell a Friend
   

Readers who logged reading hours for 2 or more weeks with us during the summer program are invited to the library to enjoy some FREE ice cream and listen to some live music performed by extra-special musical guest, Rolie Polie Guacamole Band!  Let's celebrate a great summer!  **Raffle prize winners in our summer reading program will be drawn during the party, attendance is not required to win prizes.

 
misc_fleur_de_lys 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Members Friends of the Library Jewelry and Accessories Member Preview Sale     Tell a Friend
   

 Preview Sale for Friends only on Friday evening from 6 to 8 pm. Sign up to become a member and get a first look at all the gems and baubles. Great for crafters!

Saturday August 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_fleur_de_lys 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Friend's Jewelry and Accessories Sale     Tell a Friend
   
The Friends are now accepting donations for the Jewelry and Accessories sale every day during regular library hours. Any and all jewelry (even broken pieces), scarves, hats, handbags, belts, etc. are welcome. The sale will take place on Saturday, August 12th from 10 am to 4 pm. There is a Preview Sale for Friends only on Friday evening from 6 to 8 pm. Sign up to become a member and get a first look at all the gems and baubles. Great for crafters!
 
Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Years Between the Wars 1918-1939     Tell a Friend
   

Historian Seth Mendell is back this summer with a six-part lecture series "The Years Between the Wars, 1918-1939, " which will begin at 7 pm on Tuesday, August 15th and continue for consecutive Tuesday evenings until September 19th. The series will cover the events of the period and the reactions of England, France, and the United States as the structure established by the Paris Peace Conference and Treaty of Versailles crumbled, sending Europe and the world into another war. Attend one or all of these fascinating talks.

Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
elect_camera 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Photography of Heather Hobler     Tell a Friend
   

Local photographer Health Hobler will present a program and slides of her beautiful local photography, which will also be on exhibit in the library reading room soon. She has recently exhibited at the Deedee Shattuck Gallery and at other locations. Not to be missed.

Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

Saturday August 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Thoreau Bicentennial     Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate the Thoreau Bicentennial with readings at the Munroe Property. Co-sponsored with the Mattapoisett Land Trust.

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Monday August 21, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Solar Eclipse 2017     Tell a Friend
   

On August 21, 2017 a  total eclipse of the Sun will be visible in the continental U.S. for the first time in almost 40 years! Roger Menard, member of the Astronaut Society of Southern New England, will be at the library to present a brief video, slides and an interactive demonstration of how the eclipse occurs. He'll answer questions about how the eclipse will look for us here and how best to view the eclipse safely. Attend the program and receive a FREE pair of eclipse safety glasses! Please REGISTER at the library.

Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Years Between the Wars 1918-1939     Tell a Friend
   

Historian Seth Mendell is back this summer with a six-part lecture series "The Years Between the Wars, 1918-1939, " which will begin at 7 pm on Tuesday, August 15th and continue for consecutive Tuesday evenings until September 19th. The series will cover the events of the period and the reactions of England, France, and the United States as the structure established by the Paris Peace Conference and Treaty of Versailles crumbled, sending Europe and the world into another war. Attend one or all of these fascinating talks.

Thursday August 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Years Between the Wars 1918-1939     Tell a Friend
   

Historian Seth Mendell is back this summer with a six-part lecture series "The Years Between the Wars, 1918-1939, " which will begin at 7 pm on Tuesday, August 15th and continue for consecutive Tuesday evenings until September 19th. The series will cover the events of the period and the reactions of England, France, and the United States as the structure established by the Paris Peace Conference and Treaty of Versailles crumbled, sending Europe and the world into another war. Attend one or all of these fascinating talks.

Wednesday August 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Fabric Speaks!     Tell a Friend
   

Banners: their purpose and design with Designers Charlotte Purrington and Penny Brewer.

Thursday August 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Years Between the Wars 1918-1939     Tell a Friend
   

Historian Seth Mendell is back this summer with a six-part lecture series "The Years Between the Wars, 1918-1939, " which will begin at 7 pm on Tuesday, August 15th and continue for consecutive Tuesday evenings until September 19th. The series will cover the events of the period and the reactions of England, France, and the United States as the structure established by the Paris Peace Conference and Treaty of Versailles crumbled, sending Europe and the world into another war. Attend one or all of these fascinating talks.

Thursday September 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Years Between the Wars 1918-1939     Tell a Friend
   

Historian Seth Mendell is back this summer with a six-part lecture series "The Years Between the Wars, 1918-1939, " which will begin at 7 pm on Tuesday, August 15th and continue for consecutive Tuesday evenings until September 19th. The series will cover the events of the period and the reactions of England, France, and the United States as the structure established by the Paris Peace Conference and Treaty of Versailles crumbled, sending Europe and the world into another war. Attend one or all of these fascinating talks.

Thursday September 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

Tuesday September 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Years Between the Wars 1918-1939     Tell a Friend
   

Historian Seth Mendell is back this summer with a six-part lecture series "The Years Between the Wars, 1918-1939, " which will begin at 7 pm on Tuesday, August 15th and continue for consecutive Tuesday evenings until September 19th. The series will cover the events of the period and the reactions of England, France, and the United States as the structure established by the Paris Peace Conference and Treaty of Versailles crumbled, sending Europe and the world into another war. Attend one or all of these fascinating talks.

Thursday September 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

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Thursday September 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lighthouse_02 8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Book & Tech Walk and Talk     Tell a Friend
   

Join the Library Director in a walk from the library to Ned's Point and back, while we discuss books we are reading, tech issues, current trends in libraries, etc. Anyone can participate. Just show up with your walking shoes on, Continues through September.

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